Advanced Search

Bookmark and Share

Export to excel
All Abstracts > Statistical Abstract of the United States > 2000 Edition > Natural Resources > Nonfuel Mineral Commodities--Production, Foreign Trade, and Price
Table 1167

Nonfuel Mineral Commodities--Production, Foreign Trade, and Price

Preliminary estimates for 1998.

 
19941995199619971998
Nonfuel Mineral Commodities--Production, Foreign Trade, and Price     
(z\\r02)Metric TonsAverage Price20028(NA)64628, 38  
Consumption  (D)10  
Employment(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   419320.008, 38
Consumption(D)10(D)10   
Consumption Apparent   (D)10(D)10
Employment (number)   (NA)60
Exports18,58723,60024,44430,95828,356
Net Import Reliance1, 2(D)10(D)10(D)10(D)10(D)10
production(D)10(D)10(D)10  
Production   (D)10(D)10
Aluminum1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price0.6590.8590.7138  
Consumption  6,620  
Employment21,10021,50018,200  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   0.75965.59
Consumption7,3006,500   
Consumption Apparent   6,9007,090
Employment (number)   18,00018,2008
Exports1,3001,7001,5001,5701,590
Net Import Reliance2, 13125222327
production5,0004,9505,147  
Production   5,1333,713
Antimony (contained)Metric Tons3Average Price1.6092.4091.478  
Consumption  45,000  
Employment100100100  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   1.109729
Consumption45,00050,200   
Consumption Apparent   (NA)64,270
Employment (number)   100808
Exports4,0002,6004,45034,5004,170
Net Import Reliance1, 2626082(NA)681
production37,000343,00033,600  
Production   31,0002423
Asbestos1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price5318(D)8, 10(D)8, 10  
Consumption  22  
Employment(NA)63030  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   (D)10(D)10
Consumption2824   
Consumption Apparent   2116
Employment (number)   30308
Exports211315133
Net Import Reliance2, 1954632386
production10910  
Production   96
Barite1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price38841.00822.218  
Consumption  2,170  
Employment350400350  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   25.00822.708
Consumption1,4501,710   
Consumption Apparent   2,4352,340
Employment (number)   380410
Exports1020313515
Net Import Reliance1, 28265707180
production340600662  
Production   700476
Bauxite And Alumina1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price15-18815-18827.008  
Consumption  4,360  
Employment3520(NA)6  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   27.00823.008
Consumption3,5004,000   
Consumption Apparent   4,3005,000
Employment (number)   (NA)60
Exports1,1501301,0721,3001,500
Net Import Reliance2, 19999100100100
production(D)10(D)10(NA)6  
Production   (NA)6(NA)6
Beryllium (contained)Metric TonsAverage Price2259, 11275.009, 113279, 11  
Consumption  197  
Employment425425425  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   3279, 11327.009, 11
Consumption191200   
Consumption Apparent   240260
Employment (number)   42525
Exports2055574060
Net Import Reliance1, 2   48
production200225211  
Production   231243
Bismuth (contained)Metric TonsAverage Price3.2593.7593.659  
Consumption  NA  
Employment303030  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   3.5093.609
Consumption1,50021,50032   
Consumption Apparent   NA(NA)6
Employment (number)   300
Exports140120151206245
Net Import Reliance2, 1(D)10(D)10(D)10(D)10100
production(D)10(D)10(D)10  
Production   (D)100
Bromine (contained)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price36.21388.001366.00012, 13  
Consumption  225  
Employment1,6001,7001,700  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   80.212, 1370.0012, 13
Consumption287206   
Consumption Apparent   244235
Employment (number)   1,7001,700
Exports2025171412
Net Import Reliance1, 207   0
production197211227  
Production   247230
Cadmium (contained)Metric Tons3Average Price1.0391.849, 141.249, 14  
Consumption  2,250  
Employment140125145  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   0.519, 140.289, 14
Consumption2,0201,600   
Consumption Apparent   2,5102,350
Employment (number)   150140
Exports4901,0502013554606
Net Import Reliance2, 15021321620
production1,00031,3001,530  
Production   2,0601,8803
Cement1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price56.22962.0071.198  
Consumption  90,354  
Employment18,00018,00017,900  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   73.49876.468
Consumption90,49292,000   
Consumption Apparent   96,018102,457
Employment (number)   17,90017,900
Exports599600803791743
Net Import Reliance1, 21217121419
production80,00777,00079,266  
Production   82,58283,931
Chromium1,000 Metric Tons4Average Price1109230.008, 152258, 15  
Consumption  467  
Employment(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   1808, 15145.008, 15
Consumption387537   
Consumption Apparent   488531
Employment (number)   (NA)60
Exports28135143062
Net Import Reliance2, 17578797580
production91411798  
Production   1201054
Clays1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price(NA)6, 8(NA)6(NA)6  
Consumption  38,300  
Employment11,00013,90013,900  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   (NA)6(NA)6
Consumption37,90042,100   
Consumption Apparent   36,80036,500
Employment (number)   13,90013,700
Exports4,4004,5104,8305,0805,230
Net Import Reliance1, 2     
production42,30046,60043,100  
Production   41,80041,600
Cobalt (contained)Metric Tons4Average Price25.00828.70925.509  
Consumption  8,810  
Employment(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   23.00921.439
Consumption7,8008,400   
Consumption Apparent   9,20011,500
Employment (number)   (NA)60
Exports1,3001,4001,66041,7001,680
Net Import Reliance2, 17982817873
production1,60041,5001,670  
Production   2,00004
Columbium (contained)Metric TonsAverage Price5  3.009, 16  
Consumption  3,800  
Employment  (NA)6  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   3.009, 16 
Consumption Apparent   3,900 
Employment (number)   (NA)6(NA)6
Exports  19075 
Net Import Reliance1, 2  100100 
production  0  
Production   0 
Content)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price3248, 12294.008, 123758, 32  
Consumption  234  
Employment900900900  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   3408, 32340.008, 32
Consumption362287   
Consumption Apparent   483412
Employment (number)   900900
Exports550230423565106
Net Import Reliance2, 1     
production560602581  
Production   604587
Copper (mine, Recoverable)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price1.089, 11137.0091.099  
Consumption  2,830  
Employment13,5001313,200  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   1.089(NA)6
Consumption2,8002,570   
Consumption Apparent   2,8303,010
Employment (number)   13,30013
Exports680850683670(NA)6
Net Import Reliance1, 2146141214
production2,3801,8901,920  
Production   1,9201,860
Diamond (industrial)Million CaratsAverage Price0.6290.46170.4617  
Consumption  245  
Employment(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   0.44170.4417
Consumption181222   
Consumption Apparent   244267
Employment (number)   (NA)60
Exports110120111139104
Net Import Reliance2, 11736(NA)6(NA)690
production149.1141.1134  
Production   135(NA)6
Diatomite1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price2728, 12259.0082528  
Consumption  555  
Employment1,0001,0001,000  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   2528248.008
Consumption494525   
Consumption Apparent   561589
Employment (number)   1,0001,000
Exports104145143144138
Net Import Reliance1, 2     
production596670698  
Production   705725
Equivalent)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price12836135.008, 301338, 24  
Consumption  5,890  
Employment1,6551,7401,690  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   140145.008, 24
Consumption5,3905,670   
Consumption Apparent   6,5005,700
Employment (number)   1,6501,510
Exports400450481466480
Net Import Reliance2, 17474778080
production1,4251,4601,390  
Production   1,4001,300
Feldspar1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price41.001341.56844.278  
Consumption  887  
Employment400400400  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   45.09849.768
Consumption738761   
Consumption Apparent   931814
Employment (number)   400400
Exports121710813
Net Import Reliance1, 2   07 
production740770890  
Production   930820
Fluorspar1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price(NA)6, 9, 14(NA)6(NA)6  
Consumption  711  
Employment1801805  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   (NA)6(NA)6
Consumption455603   
Consumption Apparent   609572
Employment (number)   070
Exports2052626044
Net Import Reliance2, 1889299100100
production170150119  
Production   121(NA)6
Garnet (industrial)Metric TonsAverage Price100-20008, 1585-150050-2,0008  
Consumption  51,500  
Employment160180210  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   50-2,0008Range 50-20008
Consumption50,40044,900   
Consumption Apparent   59,00039,900
Employment (number)   250230
Exports10,0007,26013,00013,00012,000
Net Import Reliance1, 2     
production46,50053,30068,200  
Production   71,00074,000
GemstonesMillion DollarsAverage Price(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6  
Consumption  4,570  
Employment1,000850800  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   (NA)6 
Consumption3,5364,110   
Consumption Apparent   5,370 
Employment (number)   800 
Exports1,5502,5102,6602,700 
Net Import Reliance2, 198989899 
production66.399.970  
Production   67 
Germanium (contained)KilogramsAverage Price1,06091375.00392,00012, 18  
Consumption  25,000  
Employment100110120  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   1,47512, 18(NA)6
Consumption25,000225,00032   
Consumption Apparent   30,000(NA)6
Employment (number)   115100
Exports(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6
Net Import Reliance1, 2(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6
production10,00010,00018,000  
Production   20,00022,000
Gold (contained)Metric TonsAverage Price389.009, 16385.001838919  
Consumption  (NA)6  
Employment13,50013,90014,900  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   32519295.0019
Consumption310(NA)6   
Consumption Apparent   (NA)6(NA)6
Employment (number)   14,00013,400
Exports140365471550522
Net Import Reliance2, 1     
production330320318  
Production   325366
Graphite (crude)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price6039635.008, 196998, 20  
Consumption  27  
Employment07(NA)6(NA)6  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   7168, 20 
Consumption4030   
Consumption Apparent   28 
Employment (number)   (NA)6 
Exports19302627 
Net Import Reliance1, 2100100100100 
production0(NA)60  
Production   0 
Gypsum, Crude1,000 Short TonsAverage Price6.80176.8087.108  
Consumption  26,500  
Employment6,7006,7002, 126,300  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   7.1087.208
Consumption2,60025,900   
Consumption Apparent   26,30030,500
Employment (number)   6,0006,000
Exports10011013620019,000
Net Import Reliance2, 13030293028
production17,30017,30017,500  
Production   17,000(NA)6
IodineMetric TonsAverage Price7.1389.324012.9912, 33  
Consumption  3,700  
Employment353540  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   14.6012, 3316.4512, 33
Consumption4,8004,800   
Consumption Apparent   3,7004,950
Employment (number)   4040
Exports1,0001,3002,3802,4001,490
Net Import Reliance1, 2586266652,790
production2,0001,8001,270  
Production   1,330(NA)6
Iron And Steel Scrap (metal)Million metric tonsAverage Price125.00130.00126.028, 34  
Consumption  72  
Employment40,00037,00037,000  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   124.008, 34 
Consumption69.674   
Consumption Apparent   70 
Employment (number)   38,000 
Exports8.310.49.19 
Net Import Reliance2, 1     
production76.48377  
Production   78 
Iron And Steel Slag (metal)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price6.707.3386.908  
Consumption  20,800  
Employment2,5002,5002,500  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   7.0088.008
Consumption19,000221,00032   
Consumption Apparent   21,40019,000
Employment (number)   2,5002,700
Exports443310
Net Import Reliance1, 211114
production19,00021,00020,500  
Production   21,00018,400
Iron Ore (usable)Million metric tonsAverage Price72.5-74.072.5-74.03330.76  
Consumption  72.0  
Employment7,0007,0007,400  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   30.4131.14
Consumption69.375.3   
Consumption Apparent   7471
Employment (number)   7,5007,290
Exports4.056.356
Net Import Reliance2, 11818141512
production57.06262.1  
Production   6263
Lead (contained)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price36.342.00340.4889  
Consumption  1,660  
Employment1,5001,9001,200  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   0.470945.309
Consumption1,5001,450   
Consumption Apparent   1,6601,700
Employment (number)   1,200 
Exports3010603072
Net Import Reliance1, 21715161418
production365390436  
Production   450(NA)6
Lime1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price57.503962.70856.688  
Consumption  19,300  
Employment5,5005,5005,600  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   55.408(NA)6
Consumption17,40018,700   
Consumption Apparent   19,50020,300
Employment (number)   5,7005,600
Exports8075505856
Net Import Reliance2, 1 1111
production17,30018,50019,100  
Production   19,30020,100
Magnesium Compounds1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price(NA)6, 18(NA)6(NA)6  
Consumption  563  
Employment600600600  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   (NA)6(NA)6
Consumption600600   
Consumption Apparent   595661
Employment (number)   600600
Exports5050665549
Net Import Reliance1, 23750313345
production380300389  
Production   400366
Magnesium Metal1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price1.48-1.538, 192.10211.759, 21  
Consumption  162  
Employment1,4001,4001,400  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   1.659, 21(NA)6
Consumption152167   
Consumption Apparent   166185
Employment (number)   1,400800
Exports4837414035
Net Import Reliance2, 1   1025
production194200204  
Production   190(NA)6
Manganese (gross Weight)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price2.4082.40222.558, 35  
Consumption  776  
Employment(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   2.448, 35 
Consumption6953571035   
Consumption Apparent   715 
Employment (number)   (NA)6 
Exports23224263 
Net Import Reliance1, 2100100100100 
production0(NA)60  
Production   0 
MercuryMetric Tons4Average Price180.0041250.0036261.6522  
Consumption  (D)10  
Employment(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   159.5222139.8422
Consumption5502480   
Consumption Apparent   (D)10(NA)6
Employment (number)   (NA)6(NA)6
Exports4002204546063
Net Import Reliance2, 1(D)10(D)10(D)10(D)10(NA)6
production4004450446  
Production   389(NA)6, 4
Mica, Scrap And Flake1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price514065.00881.008  
Consumption  107  
Employment80360(NA)6  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   83.00887.008
Consumption111100   
Consumption Apparent   122137
Employment (number)   347367
Exports67888
Net Import Reliance1, 214104924
production9610497  
Production   11487
Molybdenum (contained)Metric TonsAverage Price7.70335.00238.3012  
Consumption  12,300  
Employment700700800  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   8.50125.9012
Consumption18,00029,000   
Consumption Apparent   11,70024,500
Employment (number)   700600
Exports30,00040,00049,60050,00046,300
Net Import Reliance2, 1     
production40,00059,00054,900  
Production   60,90053,300
Nickel (contained)Metric TonsAverage Price6,0898,245247,5019, 8, 32  
Consumption  147,000  
Employment2158  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   6,9279, 8, 324630.009, 42
Consumption131,000159,000   
Consumption Apparent   154,000149,000
Employment (number)   77
Exports7,5709,90013,10016,4008,440
Net Import Reliance1, 26661595664
production09,85015,100  
Production   16,0004,290
Nitrogen (fixed)-ammonia1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price2158230.008, 252258, 36  
Consumption  15,300  
Employment2,5002,5002,500  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   192121.008, 36
Consumption16,00016,600   
Consumption Apparent   15,10018,100
Employment (number)   2,5002,500
Exports200200435500614
Net Import Reliance2, 11820131418
production13,05013,20013,400  
Production   13,30014,700
Peat1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price26.00827.00828.908  
Consumption  1,240  
Employment650650800  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   26.00824.078
Consumption1,3001,290   
Consumption Apparent   1,2001,420
Employment (number)   800800
Exports2320192030
Net Import Reliance1, 24955565852
production660580549  
Production   661676
Perlite1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price31.1529.40828.258  
Consumption  771  
Employment125125125  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   31.82831.918
Consumption660779   
Consumption Apparent   790793
Employment (number)   140140
Exports2425383842
Net Import Reliance2, 188111114
production610719684  
Production   700685
Phosphate Rock1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price22.002120.50823.408  
Consumption  43,700  
Employment5,2005,0005,000  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   23.70825.468
Consumption42,00043,600   
Consumption Apparent   42,500(NA)6
Employment (number)   5,0005,000
Exports3,4003,0001,570600378
Net Import Reliance1, 22   3
production41,00045,50045,400  
Production   45,90044,200
Platinum-group MetalsKilogramsAverage Price40022430.0026397.9719, 23  
Consumption  (NA)6  
Employment400400500  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   394.83(NA)6, 19, 23
Consumption127,000(NA)6   
Consumption Apparent   (NA)6(NA)6
Employment (number)   550620
Exports90,00047,00039,58760,10051,811
Net Import Reliance2, 191(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6
production8,3008,0007,940  
Production   10,80013,840
Pumice And Pumicite1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price28.22823.15824.198  
Consumption  814  
Employment555570  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   27.9821.908
Consumption637763   
Consumption Apparent   830847
Employment (number)   7075
Exports1818131222
Net Import Reliance1, 22429253031
production485544612  
Production   577583
Salt1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price112.0023115.00120.548, 25  
Consumption  52,600  
Employment4,1504,1504,150  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   120.00114.938, 25
Consumption47,40049,500   
Consumption Apparent   48,70048,800
Employment (number)   4,1504,150
Exports700825869675731
Net Import Reliance2, 11915191417
production39,50043,30042,200  
Production   41,70041,200
Silicon (contained)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price44.12454.50370.649, 26  
Consumption  594  
Employment(NA)6(NA)6(NA)6  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   0.55(NA)6
Consumption640580   
Consumption Apparent   637616
Employment (number)   (NA)6(NA)6
Exports3060444147
Net Import Reliance1, 23933313430
production390390412  
Production   430429
Silver (contained)Metric TonsAverage Price5.308, 255.30185.1919  
Consumption  (NA)6  
Employment1,0001,0001,400  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   4.895.5419
Consumption4,000(NA)6   
Consumption Apparent   4,9804,300
Employment (number)   1,5501,550
Exports1,6001,5001,5703,0803,330
Net Import Reliance2, 1(NA)6(NA)6(NA)65/14
production1,4001,5001,570  
Production   2,1802,060
Sodium Carbonate (soda Ash)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price98.00105.008, 2710530  
Consumption  6,470  
Employment2,8002,8002,800  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   105105.0030
Consumption6,3146,280   
Consumption Apparent   6,4806,560
Employment (number)   2,8002,700
Exports2,9003,6003,8404,0003,660
Net Import Reliance1, 2     
production9,1009,80010,200  
Production   10,70010,100
Sodium Sulfate1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price114.008114.002811431  
Consumption  690  
Employment240240240  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   114114.0031
Consumption712675   
Consumption Apparent   636555
Employment (number)   240(D)10
Exports8570868690
Net Import Reliance2, 1141513104
production610325306  
Production   318(D)10
Stone (crushed)Million metric tonsAverage Price5.4785.4885.408  
Consumption  1,338  
Employment77,00077,50076,000  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   5.6485.398
Consumption1,1981,280   
Consumption Apparent   1,4181,520
Employment (number)   77,60078,500
Exports56344
Net Import Reliance1, 2000070
production1,1951,2801,330  
Production   1,4101,510
Sulfur (all Forms)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price45.00835.008, 2934.118, 37  
Consumption  13,600  
Employment3,1003,1003,100  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   36.0629.148, 37
Consumption13,45013,900   
Consumption Apparent   13,90014,100
Employment (number)   3,1003,100
Exports8501,000893742940
Net Import Reliance2, 11618131318
production11,30011,80011,800  
Production   12,00011,600
Talc1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price7-350267-56081118  
Consumption  989  
Employment800750750  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   1188126.008
Consumption944970   
Consumption Apparent   992990
Employment (number)   750700
Exports165190192179146
Net Import Reliance1, 2     
production9721,050994  
Production   1,050971
Thallium (contained)KilogramsAverage Price5  1,20012  
Consumption  300  
Employment  0  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   1,280121280.0012
Consumption Apparent   300100
Employment (number)   070
Exports  (NA)6(NA)6(NA)6
Net Import Reliance2, 1  100100100
production  0  
Production   00
Tin (contained)Metric Tons4Average Price2.468290.0092.889  
Consumption  48,400  
Employment5(NA)607  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   2.6592.649
Consumption46,00047,000   
Consumption Apparent   55,30060,620
Employment (number)   0711,100
Exports2,7002,0003,67044,6605,020
Net Import Reliance1, 28484838685
production11,900411,90011,640  
Production   12,37016,1004
Titanium Dioxide1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price10.950.969, 381.099, 27  
Consumption  1,080  
Employment4,6004,6005  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   1.050.989, 27
Consumption1,1101,090   
Consumption Apparent   1,1301,130
Employment (number)   55
Exports344381332405398
Net Import Reliance2, 1     
production1,2501,2801,230  
Production   1,3401,330
Tungsten (contained)Metric TonsAverage Price453760.006628  
Consumption  10,800  
Employment20200  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   6452.0028
Consumption4,0003215,90032   
Consumption Apparent   12,10012,300
Employment (number)   070
Exports00724049
Net Import Reliance1, 29487898477
production(D)10(D)100  
Production   00
Vermiculite1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price(D)10, 18(D)10(D)10  
Consumption  (D)10  
Employment230230230  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   (D)10(D)10
Consumption215130   
Consumption Apparent   (D)10(D)10
Employment (number)   230230
Exports558811
Net Import Reliance2, 11215(D)10(D)10(D)10
production190170(D)10  
Production   (D)10(D)10
Zinc (contained)1,000 Metric TonsAverage Price46.48, 2753.003451.1009  
Consumption  1,45029  
Employment2,2002,7002,700  
Mineral DispositionAverage Price   64.600951.409
Consumption1,3501,210   
Consumption Apparent   1,4801,580
Employment (number)   2,5002,400
Exports390400427465554
Net Import Reliance1, 24141333535
production540600600  
Production   605722
Footnotes
1 Percent
2 Calculated as a percent of apparent consumption.
3 Refinery production.
4 Secondary production.
5 Dollars.
6 Not available.
7 Represents zero.
8 Dollars per metric ton.
9 Dollars Per Pound
10 Withheld to avoid disclosing company proprietary data.
11 Metal, vacuum-cast ingot.
12 Dollars per kilogram.
13 Bulk, purified bromine.
14 1- to 5-short ton lots.
15 Turkish, chromite price.
16 Columbite price.
17 Value of imports, dollars per carat.
18 Zone refined.
19 Dollars per troy ounce.
20 Price of flake imports.
21 Year-end price.
22 Dollars per 76-pound flask.
23 Dealer price of platinum.
24 Price of K20, muriate.
25 Vacuum and open pan, bulk, pellets and packaged, f.o.b. mine and plant.
26 Ferrosilicon, 50% Si.
27 Rutile, list, year-end.
28 Dollars per unit W03 (7.93 kilograms of contained tungsten per unit).
29 All forms.
30 Quoted year-end price, dense, bulk, f.o.b. Green River, WY, dollars per short ton.
31 Quoted price, bulk, f.o.b. works, East, dollars per short ton.
32 Granulated pentahydrate borax in bulk, f.o.b mine.
33 C.i.f. value, crude, per kilogram. 22 Price of eastern Canadian ore.
34 Delivered, No. 1 Heavy Melting composite price.
35 46%-48% Mn metallurgical ore, per unit contained Mn, c.i.f. U.S. ports.
36 F.o.b. gulf coast.
37 Elemental sulfur, f.o.b. mine and/or plant.
38 Price for imported zircon, f.o.b. U.S. east coast.
39 Reported consumption.
40 99.97% indium.
41 Includes employment at calcining plants.
42 London Metal Exchange cash price.
Source

U.S. Geological Survey, Mineral Commodity Summaries, annual.

 
 Search | Home | All Abstracts | Random Facts 
Contact Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Statement

Information on Facster.com is presented "as is" with absolutely no warranties as to accuracy or fitness for any purpose whatsoever.
Facster™ is a registered trademark. © 2014 Facster.com